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was the fact he was able to get the all-powerful rupert murdoch media machine behind him in the late '90s. rupert murdoch was just as right wing then as he is now. but his right-wing tabloid "the sun," which is as dominant in british tabloid media as fox news is anywhere cable news, tony blair convinced the conservative rupert murdoch to have the conservative "sun" tabloid get behind the blair candidacy. this right-wing paper, "the sun," endorsed the labour party and tony blair. so after nearly two decades of the labour party in exile, tony blair got rupert murdoch's backing. that helped him get elected prime minister. labour got to be in charge of britain for the next decade. george w. bush got a new poodle. and we all got the iraq war. whatever you think of what tony blair did with his time in power, his rise to power was skilled, very skilled. and that skill was manifest in part with his triumph in the murdoch primary. josh marshall at the website talking points memos has been writing about this. he wrote about it this past summer and again today. the idea of the murdoch primary everyb
sitting around w eeping in their expensive soup about the fact that we were living in hell. rupert murdoch on the media. george bush was president. norman lear had his pulse on american culture for 30 years. why cannot figure out how to deal -- deliver a message that is important and happening? >> that is important. we can find messages that speak to people where they are. they can also have some satire like stewart or colbert. there is the idea of exposing with satire. it opens people's eyes to the hypocrisy and corruption of our politics. the problem is you want the captivating stories and images and vocabulary, but a lot of the colbert-stewart stuff is so absurd and over the top that people do not want to get engaged. >> that is where a large number of people get their news. >> i think the obama campaign was a pivotal point, bringing people in. now they leave. there is the possibility that people will come back in. i agree with that movements also have their problems. i think it is a moment of people waking up to the possibility of engagement in different ways, where they are, in commun
that lovable and naughty. i find that cowardly and bullying. and shocking. >> rupert murdoch and his son, james, were grilled by parliament, then forced to pay millions in compensation. >> back in the u.s., we saw french leader's future crumble in a new york courthouse. dominique strauss-kahn once hailed as the future president of france, resigned as head of the international monetary fund after being accused of raping a hotel housekeeper. the charge was later dropped. the former leader of a 10,000-member fundamentalist mormon sect wasn't so lucky. he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12 and 15-year-old girl. in arizona, jared lee loughner gunned down congresswoman gabbie giffords in a parking lot. she was shot in the head, but managed to survive. loughner was declared incompetent to stand trial in 2011, but may face the death penalty in the future. troy davis lost his fight on death row though he maintained his innocence until the end. >> this night, a state of georgia legally lynched a good, brave and innocent man. >> davis was put to death for the 1989 murder of an off duty savannah pol
. this is the most humble day of my life," rupert murdoch shut down the tabloid... when the &ppaper was accused of hacking the phones of celebrities.. politicians.. and even the voicemail of a murrered teenager.folbaum says: "two thousand eleven : a year of scandals ranging from the silly to the sickening. there were plentyyof surprises, and some ugly shocks."in hollywood.... charlie sheen claimed he was 'winning!"... but he looked like hollywood's 'biggest loser after hurling vile insults at his bosses. arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver...their twenty-five year marriage á terminatedá...after arnold admits fathering their just a big-bucks t-v stunt?kim kardashian's 20-million dollar marriage only lasted seventy- two days! 3 a video camera found in a high school boys locker room. the allegations that shocked students about one oo their own leaders. a driver goes on a rampage. the trail of destruction he left in his wwke. 3 a high school a high chool principal is facing serious charges .. he's accused of recording teenage boys in a sccool shower. police say it happened at
in gaza. rupert murdoch said to testify in front of parliament about the tabloid's phone hacking scandal. >> ultimately we are responsible for the whole fiasco? >> no. >> silvio berlusconi is out of a job today. north korea's dictator kim jong-il has died. >> potential economic catastrophe in greece. >> they are so angry. the austerity is coming one way or the other. >> we have the unrest in egypt, president hosni mubarak addressed his nation and said he would not step down. >> riots are sweeping tunisia and at least 40 civilians have been killed. a night of violent new clashes in cairo's tahrir square. >> protesters have more demonstrations. >> they shouted requesting the people want to topple the regime." >> riot police clashed with protesters in bahrain. >> after the fall of hosni mubarak, hundreds of thousands of egyptians flood the streets of cairo. >> witnesses say nowhere feels safe. >> anwar al awlaki has been killed in yemen. >> armed rebels celebrated what they called a victory over the libyan military. >> once in rebel hands, gadhafi was shown no mercy. >> looking forward to t
daily mirror" and rupert murdoch's nowty funk "news of the world". >> i would say they're aware of 5% of what journalists are up to. >> reporter: morgan testified via a video link from los angeles. he denied any knowledge of illegal phone hacking. >> have you listened to recordings of what you knew to be illegally obtained voice mail messages? >> i do not believe so, no. >> well, you either did or you didn't. it isn't a question of belief. >> reporter: today a former business reporter for "the daily mirror" who went to jail for insider trading says hacking regularly took place while morgan was editor. >> i would say that it was very unlikely that he didn't know that it was going on, because as i've said, he was -- there wasn't very much he didn't know about. >> reporter: during his testimony, morgan was repeatedly asked how he heard a phone message paul mccartney left for his then wife heather mills as their marriage was falling apart. >> well, i can't discuss where i was played that tape or who played it, because to do so would be to compromise a source. >> reporter: there were mome
final time. >> reporte >> reporter: july 10. after 168 years in existence, rupert murdoch's news of the world newspaper shuts down amid claims that the paper hacked royals, politicians and even crime victims. >>> two explosions have rocked central oslo in the last hour, wounding at least eight people. >> reporter: july 22, terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing killed eight people. on nearby la toya island, at least seven people, many of them youngsters attending a political youth camp, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described as a right wing christian extremist. >> we wrap up the rest of the world straight ahead, including jerry sandusky's first arrest on child sex charges and the ensuing penn state scandal. >>> a winter storm causing blizzard conditions heads east. we're going to tell you who is getting smacked right now. capital one's new cash rewards card gives you a 50% annual bonus! so you earn 50% more cash. according to research, everybody likes more cash. well, almost everybody... ♪ would you like 50% more cash? no! bu
, and then mr. rupert murdoch gave a public statement which you set out in paragraph 34 where he said it is clear in this case that the young man -- i think that's you -- went over the top. i have no hesitation in making public this demonstration. now, i've reminded mr. morgan this is responsibility to the care with which he is an editor subscribes to in his employment. the company will not tolerate disrepute the best practices of popular journalism and then we'll return to that in a moment. may i ask you, though, a little bit in this first witness statement to deal with the issue of private investigators. we're now at paragraph 50 on our page 24202. you have no recollection of any personal involvement in use of private investigators during your time at the "news of the world." well, we're looking there at a period which, i think, was less than two years. to paragraph 51, "the daily mirror" would from time to time engage private investigators during my time as editor. such people were used for fact-checking articles and stories the journalists had uncovered or about which they had rec
that route as well. >> unless contest about the settlements of your claim. he referred to rupert murdoch which i think was probably july. >> it was a very tense meetings. >> indeed he made it clear that what happened was socially unacceptable. >> he did. yes. he was very sincere. >> you refer to a letter from the company and a meeting with this by minister which i don't think this deserves to go into a suit like to. and sq, both of you about the section of your statements to is the future. you care to consider press and culture and even ethics, which looking back in time, also here to makes and recommendations. this is your sense. is there anything you like to suggest? >> i think when we went to see the three party leaders of trimester regress the question at that time we are ordinary people, so we have no experience in such a public situation. so no experience from a media, control media involvement situation. that's always been our own best judgment as to how we dealt with these matters. >> it was more was the extent of football. the inquiry could make the decisions. >> it appears that
rupert murdoch, he has all these things going on. the you think he will let the guy at 5:00 say about this stuff, but this together, it's completely wrong and still never? >> that is exactly what i think. come out there and say a bunch of things that are completely wrong and stay on the network. he said a planning is back in the nixon days. you as happy to see glen beck go as i am? you satisfied? c-span: glen beck. >> a special place in my heart. c-span: why is that? >> believe me. a lot of material. no i don't even talk about him anymore because not only has this profile ended on fox news, but his influence has faded. zero while kaytoo was doing. his ratings were high, and did he tell us what this man this is what is wrong, to be, is this is just one factor of what is wrong with u.s. media. the foxes model and then there is everybody else's. what they've managed to do is with people into a frenzy. they work on fear and paranoia, and you have a man like glen r onsed and probablyi do think the key is telling you news with the is acting like this weird, you know, televangelist telling y
morgan was a newspaper man, an editor of two of london's biggest tabloids "the daily mirror" and rupert murdoch's nowty funk "news of the world". >> i would say they're aware of 5% of what journalists are up to. >> reporter: morgan testified via a video link from los angeles. he denied any knowledge of illegal phone hacking. >> have you listened to recordings of what you knew to be illegally obtained voice mail messages? >> i do not believe so, no. >> well, you either did or you didn't. it isn't a question of belief. >> reporter: today a former business reporter for "the daily mirror" who went to jail for insider trading says hacking regularly took place while morgan was editor. >> i would say that it was very unlikely that he didn't know that it was going on, because as i've said, he was -- there wasn't very much he didn't know about. >> reporter: during his testimony, morgan was repeatedly asked how he heard a phone message paul mccartney left for his then wife heather mills as their marriage was falling apart. >> well, i can't discuss where i was played that tape or who played it, be
was upheld by the dcc and then mr rupert murdoch gave a public statement which you set out in 34 where he said it is clear the young man, that's you, went over and had no hesitation to make the public demonstration. now i've reminded mr. morgan forcefully this is the responsibility to which she is an editor subscribes to in the employment. the company will not tolerate the company's best practices of the popular journalism. i'm going to return to that in a moment. they ask you a little bit in this first witness statement to deal with the issue of the investigators would now be 50 on page 24202 you have no recollection of any personal involvement in the use of the private investigators during your time in the news of the world but we were looking at the period that i think was less than two years. so paragraph 51 from time to time they would engage in a private investigative journalism during my time as editor the professionals were useful tools in securing the water it in evidence for or fact checking the articles and stories the journalists had uncovered about which they received. do you
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